Treatment of acoustic meatus defect with myringoplasty (program ID: 435620)

Samsung Medical Center Seoul

location_on Seoul, South Korea
9.8/10 from 16 Votes
Specialized hospital
Chung Seung Kyu

Head Physician
Prof. Dr. med.

Chung Seung Kyu

Specialized in: otolaryngology, head and neck surgery

Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery

The program includes:

  • Initial presentation in the clinic
  • clinical history taking
  • physical examination
  • review of medical records
  • laboratory tests:
    • complete blood count
    • biochemical analysis of blood
    • TSH-basal, fT3, fT4
    • indicators of inflammation (CRP, ESR)
    • indicators blood coagulation
  • otorhinolaryngological examination:
    • Dix-Hallpike testing
    • nystagmus  testing:
      • spontaneous nystagmus
      • positional nystagmus
      • artificial nystagmus  testing
    • speech audiometry 
    • tympanometry 
    • eustachian tube testing
    • testing of blood pressure and buzzing
      for tinnitus examination
    • otoacoustic emission test
    • brainstem audiometry 
    • VEMP testing
      (Vestibular evoked Myogenic Potential)
    • video head impulse testing 
    • eye movement testing
    • CT of petrous pyramid
  • preparation according to preoperative standard
  • myringoplasty
  • symptomatic treatment
  • control examinations
  • the cost of essential medicines and materials
  • nursing services
  • full hospital accommodation
  • explanation of future recommendations
  • written statement

Required documents:

  • Medical records
  • Audiometry (if available)
  • Temporal bone CT scan (if available)
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About the department

The Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery at the Samsung Medical Center offers the full range of services in these medical fields. The department deals with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the ears, nose and throat. The scope of tasks of the department’s medical team also includes surgical treatment of benign and malignant neoplasms of the head and neck. The department shows excellent treatment results and enjoys a good reputation. The department is headed by Prof. Dr. med. Chung Seung Kyu.

The range of medical services of the department includes:

  • Diagnosis and treatment of ear diseases
    • Microscopic surgery
    • Endoscopic surgery
    • Installation of hearing aids
    • Cochlear implantation
    • Other services
  • Diagnosis and treatment of dizziness
  • Diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the nose, paranasal sinuses
    • Endoscopic interventions (for example, to treat benign nasal tumors)
    • Functional rhinoplasty (for example, to eliminate nasal congestion)
    • Other services
  • Diagnosis and treatment of sleep disorders
    • Obstructive sleep apnea
    • Snoring
    • Other services
  • Diagnosis and surgical treatment of benign and malignant tumors of the head and neck
  • Diagnosis and treatment of vocal cord diseases 
  • Diagnosis and treatment of oral cancer
  • Diagnosis and treatment of laryngeal cancer
  • Diagnosis and treatment of pharyngeal cancer
  • Diagnosis and treatment of salivary gland cancer
  • Head and neck reconstructive surgery (for example, after tumor removal)
  • Other services

Curriculum vitae

  • Study of Medicine at the Yonsei University.
  • Fellowship at the Yonsei Medical Center.
  • Residency at the Yonsei Medical Center.
  • Internship at the Yonsei Medical Center.

Additional Education

  • Kagoshima University Faculty of Medicine, Kagoshima, Japan.
  • Georgia Nasal and Sinus Institute, Savannah, Georgia, USA.
  • University of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania, USA.
  • Oregon Health and Science University, Oregon, USA.

Clinical and Research Interests

  • Rhinology.
  • 3D anatomy of the paranasal sinuses.
  • Airflow in the nasal cavity.

Membership in the Academic Societies

  • Korean Society of Otolaryngology.
  • Korean Society of Rhinology.
  • American Society of Rhinology.
  • International Society of Rhinology.

Photo of the doctor: (c) Samsung Medical Center 

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